As Romania has opted this year for a different national selection format, the Romanian Head of Delegation shed more light on the timeline and details of the country’s national selection process. 

During last day’s tv show  “Ca-n viață”, the country’s Head of Delegation,  Liana Stanciu  revealed that the act that will represent Romania at the 65th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will be unveiled on February 10. Liana went further on announcing that the songs to compete in the national final will be released on February 21 on the offcial site  eurovision.tvr.ro.

Romania this year after the latest poor results in Eurovision decided a change of plan and launched a collaboration with  the Romanian music label Global Records. While the act will  be selected internally the song will be determined through a national final process.

A group of music experts, including among others, music producers, composers, producers, songwriters, music directors will seek for the five songs that will compete in a national final that will select the best song for the country’s Eurovision 2020 participation. 

Starting on February 3 the national broadcaster,  TVR has launched the tv program Destinaţia Eurovision in order to air short documentary videos to introduce to the public the team that is responsible of the composition of the national final songs. The persons that are behind the composition team are: 

  • WRS (Singer and lyricist)
  • Roxen (Singer and lyricist) 
  • Diana V (Singer and lyricist) 
  • Cezar Guna (Singer and lyricist) 
  • Alex Pelin (lyricist) )
  • Mineli (Singer and lyricist) 
  • Darius (Composer and lyricist
  • Coco – Costin Bodea (composer)
  • Viky Red (composer)
  • Helen (composer, singer and lyricist)
  • David Ciente (compser)
  • Dan Leahu (composer)
  • Bogdan Mihai (composer)
  • Merco & Sebo (composer)

Watch below the firsr episode of the documetary videos aired on TVR: 

While the five candidate songs will be released on February 21 the national final is set to take place on March 1, 2020